What Is Privacy Protection? - Laws & Rights


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The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act is the main law governing:

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1. When issuing student loans, Duquesne University collects personal information from students and their families, including: names, addresses, telephone numbers, bank account numbers, and social security numbers. The university must have a plan in place to ensure the confidentiality and security of this sensitive information that is appropriate for the size and nature of its activities. This is known as the _____ under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.

2. The section of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act that requires companies to give individuals the right to opt-out of some information sharing is known as:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on privacy protection. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to gauge your knowledge of:

  • The basic purpose of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act
  • The sections of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act
  • Specific provisions of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on privacy protection
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the focus of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the right of individuals to opt out of information sharing

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson on What is Privacy Protection? - Laws & Rights. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define financial privacy protection
  • Understand the purpose and application of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act
  • Differentiate between the three main sections of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act